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Imprisoned Lives 

The case of an abandoned seven-year-old boy in Times Square leads to the shocking discovery of two women locked in a basement cage by their abductors for nearly a decade.

Director:

Michael Slovis

Writers:

Dick Wolf (created by), Warren Leight | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Mariska Hargitay ... Olivia Benson
Danny Pino ... Nick Amaro
Kelli Giddish ... Amanda Rollins
Richard Belzer ... John Munch (credit only)
Ice-T ... Odafin Tutuola (as Ice T)
Raúl Esparza ... Rafael Barba
Dann Florek ... Donald Cragen
Pablo Schreiber ... William Lewis
Dean Winters ... Brian Cassidy
Michael Massee ... Michael 'Pa' Williams
Angela Christian Angela Christian ... April 'Ma' Hendricks
Agatha Nowicki ... Kayla 'Sissy' Greyland
Xander Franco Xander Franco ... Buddy Greyland
Dashiell Eaves ... Sgt. Kevin Donlan
Bill Irwin ... Dr. Peter Lindstrom
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The case of an abandoned seven-year-old boy in Times Square leads to the shocking discovery of two women locked in a basement cage by their abductors for nearly a decade.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

There are many similarities with the crime in this episode with the real life events of the Ariel Castro case; which is even noted by ADA Rafael early in the episode. One of the most striking similarities, other than the crime itself, is the interview Detective Amaro has with the suspect's neighbour in the episode compared to the real life news interview with Charles Ramsey, who is often credited as the neighbour who helped free the victims of Ariel Castro. See more »

Quotes

Olivia Benson: [after Cragen pulls Olivia out of interrogating Ma] I was getting somewhere.
Donald Cragen: No, you were attacking her. She was shutting down.
Olivia Benson: I made a mistake.
Donald Cragen: You're too raw.
Olivia Benson: She knows who he is and where he is. I'm going back in there.
Donald Cragen: No, you are not going back in. You are going home. It was too soon for you to come back to SVU.
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Captive in Greenpoint
12 January 2019 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

The north tip neighborhood of Greenpoint turns out to be the scene of unimaginable horror as an abandoned young Xander Franco starts the SVU squad on a case to locate his family. Basically he's a truly undocumented child, there are no records of him anywhere.

The kid is traced to a home in Brooklyn where it is discovered that two other women have been locked up in that house for years. Agatha Nowicki had been snatched from a parochial school when she was about 7. Angela Christian was the perfect beaten and battered spouse, a textbook case.

This is Mariska Hargitay's first return to the job since being held captive by Pablo Schreiber. It's real up in the air as to how she's handling the pressure.

As for the one responsible, the most frightening thing about Michael Massee is his very ordinariness. He could be anyone's next door neighbor including mine.

How he's tracked down is for you to watch this fine episode to see.


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